The Crucifixion, Lucas Cranach the Elder
Lucas Cranach the Elder
The Crucifixion
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Lucas Cranach the Elder

The Crucifixion, ca. 1508 – 1510


Dimensions
42.4 x 28.3 x min. 1.1 cm
maximum depth
1.1 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on lime wood
Inventory Number
1066
Acquisition
Acquired in 1870
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Crucifixion
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on lime wood
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Kreuztitulus: I . N | R . I
Unter dem Fuß des Knaben: das Schlangenzeichen mit aufgestellten Flügeln und Ring im Maul

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1870

Work Content

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  • 73D61 comprehensive representations of the events on Golgotha during Christ's hanging on the cross, no particular event emphasized
  • 73D58 the superscription: I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum) ~ Christ's crucifixion
  • 73DD642 crucified Christ with Mary Magdalene, who usually weeps and embraces the cross - DD - the three crosses
  • 73DD6411 Mary and John close together; sometimes Mary swooning ~ crucified Christ - DD - the three crosses
  • 11HH(MYRRHOPHORES) the three (sometimes four) Maries together; possible attributes: jar of ointment
  • 73DD644 crucified Christ with Stephaton and/or Longinus - DD - the three crosses
  • 45B the soldier; the soldier's life
  • 12A521 high priest ~ hierarchy of priests
  • 73D631 the centurion confessing his belief in Christ; sometimes the soldiers do the same

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03.11.2020